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Gregory Arnold Shannon Powers 31 1/25/2011 “I, Gregory Arnold, affirm that I have completed this assignment in accordance with the Code of Academic Integrity.” X_____________________________X
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The Tajik Civil War (Tajik: анги ша рвандии То икистон Ҷ ҳ ҷ ) is a conflict that occurred intermittently from the spring of 1992 until June 26, 1997 in the Republic of Tajikistan. The war was fought between a myriad of internal and external forces, with neo-communist government forces backed by Russia and Uzbekistan fighting against a collaboration of foreign and domestic Islamist and liberal democratic groups backed by Iran, Pakistan, and the Islamic State of Afghanistan. (Olcott) The war largely went without much reaction from the international community, and was far less a formal war than acts of banditry and general rebellion by various clans and other factions. It ended in 1997 with the signing of a UN-brokered peace treaty that granted the presidency to the head of the pro-government forces, Emomali Rahmon(then
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course IAFF 1005 taught by Professor Henrynau during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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